A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
The US bishops will discuss rising violence at their plenary meeting next month.
Thai bishops have urged the faithful to pray for a year for the country’s late king.
Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte has said that being abused by a priest as a child shaped his whole political outlook.
Fr Bernardo Cervellera defends AsiaNews against the “self-appointed ‘infallible interpreters’ of the Pope”.
And Russian Orthodox faithful have given Patriarch Kirill a “bat-eared” puppy during his visit to London.
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